Welcome back for 2023/23

Welcome back to the 2022/23 surf club season! We’re very excited to see all our amazing Nippers, Cadets, Seniors, Masters, Patrollers and Community members back for another season at Port Sorell.

Stay tuned for our Market dates and keep an eye out for regular Eats at the Beach. We will again hold a State Junior Carnival on Freers Beach (29 January) and our ever popular Penguin Island Swim as part of the TOSS series which will be held on 4 February.

A reminder our membership season runs from 1 October until 30 September of the next year, and membership fees fall due on 1 October each year.

Membership for 2022/23 Season

Our membership fees for this season have remain the same as 2021/22. Each year the club spends a considerable amount on the up keep of our gear so this year we are asking any active member that uses club equipment to pay a $20 equipment fee to help us with maintenance of our boards and ski’s.

We have again capped our family membership at $350 (excluding a $20 fee for each equipment user) for the season. 

Questions / Problems?

If you have any questions about how to join Port Sorell SLSC, or experience any difficulties in the joining or renewal processes, please either send us an email portsorellslc@gmail.com or call our Club Registrar, Deb Hicks, on 0408 598 667 for assistance.

How to Join or Renew

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  1. New members can join online through Surf Life Saving Australia, or in-person at the club, either at our Registration Day, or at training.

  2. To join online, you should register with Surf Life Saving Australia.

    Go to http://sls.com.au/join and select “Port Sorell SLSC” as the club you want to join. If it’s you just joining, select to join as an individual and if you’re registering your family, select the “My family” option.

  3. If joining as a family, follow the prompts to add each family member’s details, entering the primary contact parent/caregiver’s details first.

    Once all details have been added ensure the SLSA Membership application and declaration is completed, the application will not be sent to the club without these details.

  4. Before the club can finalise your registration, you need to pay your membership fees.

    Fees can be paid at the club via EFTPOS, or with an online payment via the SLSA Payment Gateway.

  5. To pay via the SLSA Payment Gateway, select “Make a Payment” and then “Pay Online” to finalise your membership application.

    Ensure “Membership fee” is selected as the transaction type and in the payment details field please state your name and membership category (e.g. Herbert Voigt – Active 18+).

    For those Members who store personal craft in the club please select “Add another Transaction” to make payment for storage and use the transaction type “Other” so we can differentiate membership fees from craft storage fees.

    Similar to the membership transaction, in the payment details field please state your name and applicable craft (e.g. Herbert Voigt – Ski and Board).

  1. Log in to your Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) member account via members.sls.com.au.

     

    If you have forgotten your username or password, follow the instructions provided on the SLSA Members Area login page to receive/reset your account details.

    If you do not have an SLSA member account, select the link provided on the SLSA Members Area login page to create an account.

  2. Once logged in to your member account, select the “Memberships” tab and then “Renewals, Payments & Transfers” to renew your membership.

     

    Please check your personal details carefully, as they are used to communicate important information to our members.

    Select “Renew” to review and update your personal details and complete the member declaration before submitting your application for renewal.

    If you are changing your membership category (e.g. from Associate to Award Member) then select the “Change Category” option to submit your request to the Club.

  3. Before the club can finalise your registration, you need to pay your membership fees.

    Fees can be paid at the club via EFTPOS, or with an online payment via the SLSA Payment Gateway.

  4. To pay via the SLSA Payment Gateway, select “Make a Payment” and then “Pay Online” to finalise your membership renewal.

     

    Ensure “Membership fee” is selected as the transaction type and in the payment details field please state your name and membership category (e.g. Herbert Voigt – Active 18+).

    For those Members who store personal craft in the club please select “Add another Transaction” to make payment for storage and use the transaction type “Other” so we can differentiate membership fees from craft storage fees.

    Similar to the membership transaction, in the payment details field please state your name and applicable craft (e.g. Herbert Voigt – Ski and Board).

  1. The primary contact parent/caregiver must log in to their Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) member account via members.sls.com.au.

    If you have forgotten your username or password, follow the instructions provided on the SLSA Members Area login page to receive/reset your account details.

    If you do not have a SLSA member account, select the link provided on the SLSA Members Area login page to create an account.
  1. Once logged in to your member account, select the “Memberships” tab and then “Family” to see all members linked to your family group.

    If you have not previously created a family group, you may do so by selecting “Create Family Group” once on the “Family” page and then following the prompts to add individual members to your family group.

    If you have a family member joining for the first time (e.g. a new Nipper), a member account will first need to be created before they can be added to the family group.

  1. Select the “Renew” option next to each family member and follow the prompts to update and confirm membership details for each.

    Similar to the instructions for individual member renewals, review and update each family member’s personal details and complete the member declaration. If a family member is changing their membership category (e.g. from Junior Activity to Cadet) then select the “Change Category” option to submit your request to the Club.

  1. Before the club can finalise your registration, you need to pay your membership fees.

    Fees can be paid at the club via EFTPOS, or with an online payment via the SLSA Payment Gateway.

  2. To pay via the SLSA Payment Gateway, choose the “Make a Payment” option and then “Pay Online” to make one payment for your family.

    To determine the total family membership fee payable, add the individual membership fees of each family member. If the total exceeds the applicable Family Membership Cap (see membership table for details), the amount due is as per the applicable Family Membership Cap. If the combined fees of each family member do not exceed the Family Membership Cap then the amount payable will be as per the sum of each family member’s individual membership fee.

    Ensure “Membership fee” is selected as the transaction type and in the payment details field please state your family name and number of family members (e.g. Voigt – 2 Adult 2 Child).

2022/23 Membership Fee

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP (excluding equipment fee)

Nippers 5 to 13yrs – 1 parent + 1 Nipper                      $160.00

Nippers 5 to 13yrs – 1 parent + 2 Nippers                     $250.00

Nippers 5 to 13yrs – 2 parents + 1 Nipper                     $240.00

Nippers 5 to 13yrs – 2 parents + 2 Nippers                    $330.00

Family (any combination of memberships from the same household, but excluding equipment fee of $20 per active member)                                                                    $350.00

Nippers 5-13yrs – Addition to Active Membership          $100.00

Cadet Member 13 to 15                                               $115.00

NOTE: The Nipper & Family combined memberships provide a Social membership to the adult member(s) only. For insurance purposes any adult who competes, patrols, coaches etc. must hold an Active 18+ membership.

ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP (excluding equipment fee)

Cadet Member 15 to 17                                               $115.00

Active 18+                                                                  $115.00

Patrolling Member*                                                     $75.00

*Active Patrolling members receive a discounted membership rate, however, for insurance purposes, patrolling members who compete must hold the full Active 18+ membership and pay the $115 membership fee.

COMMUNITY & ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Associate/Social Membership                                     $75.00

COMPETITION & EQUIPMENT FEES

Equipment fee (per active member)                         $20.00

Carnival/Competition Fee (per competition)             $15.50*

State Championship Fee (full weekend)                    $30.50*

*Carnival/Competition Fees are set by SLST and are passed on at the current rate for each event.